Trainings & Resources

home inspections

  • Save energy and money with a no-cost home energy assessment by RISE Engineering. After an inspection, an energy specialist may provide efficiency-boosting measures like low-flow shower heads and efficient lightbulbs free of charge or recommend home improvements that will cut energy costs. Request one online or call (800)-422-5365.
  • Own a private well? Learn how to test your water quality here

Lead Safety

  • Find out if your building or buildings near you are certified lead-safe
  • Find a certified lead hazard professional here
     

landlords and tenants

  • If you’re a renter or a landlord, familiarize yourself with the Rhode Island Landlord-Tenant Handbook
  • If you own a pre-1978 rental property, you are required to attend a 3-hour Lead Hazard Awareness class. Take it online and find further resources for landlords here
     
  • If you’re a tenant, make sure you’re familiar with your right to live in a hazard-free home.

Affordable Housing

Why do affordable homes matter? Check out HousingWorks RI’s “Affordable Homes 101: Myths & Facts” to learn why investing in affordable housing is more important than ever
 

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